THE NUMBER

By Khalo MATABANE

APL FILM - as SALES All rights, World

Thriller - Completed 2018

Occupying a drug-fueled real and fantasy world of heroic gang mythology and rituals, a leader of one of South Africa's notorious Numbers prison gangs is shaken to discover his high-school son has started down the same gangster path. As narratives of his past collide with the horrors he imagines for

    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH-UNITED STATES
    • Duration
    • 84 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Khalo MATABANE
    • Writer(s)
    • Paul Ian JOHNSON
    • Producer(s)
    • Carolyn CAREW
    • Synopsis
    • After a young protege's murder confirms a prison gang leader's growing misgivings about his life inside, he joins a reform-minded warden's efforts to improve the prison, eyeing it as a path to early release. Gaining fulfillment and self-worth, he becomes a valued partner in the new changes before explosive gang resistance forces a deadly choice between the gangster he is and the changing man he knows he now is.